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Ingredient Of The Day: Marionberry

July 29, 2016

Marionberry, or Marion Berry is a summer berry similar to Boysenberry with a tart-slightly sweet flavor and a tender-juicy texture. Use them in baked goods such as cobbler, crumble, and crisp or in jams and chutneys.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sunflower Petal

July 28, 2016

The Sunflower Petal is edible and can be use in salads or as a garnish. It has a grassy-vegetal-slightly bitter flavor and a tender-chewy texture.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon

July 27, 2016

The Pink Variegated Eureka Lemon, aka Pink Lemonade Lemon, is a type of citrus with a tangy-tart-acidic flavor and juicy texture. Use the lemon in Ceviche, Aïoli, marinade, vinaigrette, and cocktails.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Bronze Fennel Frond

July 26, 2016

Bronze Fennel Frond, aka Bronze Fennel Leaves, is similar to regular Fennel Frond but with a bronze color. They have a floral-slightly sweet flavor and can be used to enhance a dish or as a garnish.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Marrow Squash

July 25, 2016

Marrow Squash, aka Costata Romanesca Squash or Vegetable Marrow, is an heirloom variety of summer squash that is similar to Zucchini and has an earthy-slightly sweet flavor. They are best used cooked and can be baked, grilled, roasted, and deep fried.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: White Wonder Cucumber

July 24, 2016

The White Wonder Cucumber, aka Miniature White Cucumber, is a yellow summer cucumber with a slightly sweet flavor and crisp-crunchy texture. Use in salad, Ceviche, crudités, sandwich, and Gazpacho.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Forbidden Rice

July 23, 2016

Forbidden Rice, aka Black Rice or Emperor Rice, is a specialty rice with an earthy-slightly sweet-nutty flavor. Use it in rice dishes like you would other types of rice.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: French Prune

July 22, 2016

The French Prune is a juicy, floral, sweet variety of plum that is great for out-of-hand eating or used in baked goods and jams. They can also be dried and used as Dried Prunes.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Marvel Stripe Tomato

July 21, 2016

The Marvel Stripe Tomato is a large, firm,  yellow and red heirloom variety of tomato. The tomato is juicy with a sweet-tangy flavor and is great raw for salad, sandwich, salsa, and Gazpacho.…

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Ingredient Of The Day: Sprouted Quinoa

July 20, 2016

Sprouted Quinoa, aka Germinated Quinoa, is Quinoa that has sprouted by germinating. It has an earthy-nutty flavor and is used like regular Quinoa.…

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